Alphonse Makokha

Alphonse Makokha is currently mourning his late wife Purity Wambui with Kenyans coming out in force to issue their support to the actor.

Makokha, also known as "Babyface" from Vioja Mahakamani, expressed his gratitude for the outpouring of love and support from fans during this difficult time.

“She was a remarkable woman who touched many lives with her kindness and warmth,” wrote Kwota, adding, “Makacha And his family are deeply grateful for your love and support during this incredibly difficult Season,” he wrote.

But who is he? Let's take a look below:

Mathias Keya, famously known as Alphonse Makokha, is a skilled Kenyan actor who rose to prominence during the days of the “Vitimbi” show.

He currently appears in Hullabaloo Estate, which airs on Maisha Magic East.

Age and Birthplace

Alphonse Makokha's age is not publicly known. The actor was born in Western Kenya but was raised and grew up in Maringo Estate, Nairobi. He first arrived in Nairobi in 1992.

Education and Professional Experience

Makokha attended Dr. Kraft School, where he excelled academically. He later enrolled in high school to complete his secondary education but dropped out in form two due to financial limitations.

At this point, he believed his acting career was on the decline, but little did he know it was only the beginning of his successful career. Makokha accompanied Zuma Zuma on his tour to South Korea.


Makokha is married and is a father of four. Sadly, his wife recently passed away.

Awards, Nominations, and Recognition

In numerous public engagements, Makokha has performed for Kenyan heads of state such as Daniel Arap Moi, Mwai Kibaki, and Uhuru Kenyatta. His show, Hullabaloo Estate, won the Best Comedy of the Year at the Kalasha Awards in 2017.

Earnings and Net Worth

Alphonse Makokha is one of the actors who made a fortune from programs like Vitimbi and Vioja Mahakamani.

He used to receive a monthly untaxed stipend of up to Ksh 300,000 from these shows. His net worth is projected to be more than Ksh 20 million as of 2020.